Nolan Ryan will speak at the 2013 Chamber of Commerce banquet.
The banquet will take place on Tuesday, February 12 at the Old Jail Art Center at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets go on sale this Friday at $25 each. Seating is limited to 150 for the event, said Nail.
Just over one week remains for Chamber of Commerce members to submit nominations for four annual Chamber of Commerce community awards, with the deadline set for Friday, Feb. 1.
Nicknamed "The Ryan Express," the longtime pitcher is now the current principal owner, president,and CEO of the Texas Rangers. He will be accompanied at the banquet by the "voice of the Texas Rangers," Chuck Morgan.
Ryan is a familiar figure in the Albany area during hunting seasons, and has maintained friendships and business relationships with several Albany citizens.
Morgan is not only the announcer for the Rangers, but also executive vice president of Ballpark Entertainment and Productions.